Jordan Moreau Thanksgiving is the new Halloween. Tim Burton and Netflix’s upcoming “Wednesday” series, the “Addams Family” spinoff starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, has gotten a release date. “Wednesday” will premiere all of its episodes on Nov.
23 — which happens to be the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.Wednesday premieres November 23! Snap, snap. pic.twitter.com/Ejwn9U5Sl9 In the series, Wednesday attends Nevermore Academy, where she attempts to master her new psychic abilities and solve a murder mystery connected to her family’s past. “Wednesday is currently a teenager, and we’ve never seen her as a teenager before,” Ortega said in a statement. “Her snarky, snide remarks might not necessarily sound as charming when they’re coming from somebody who should probably know better than a 10-year-old girl.
That was a balancing act. We didn’t want to make her sound like every other teenage girl, but we also didn’t want to make her too ignorant.
And we’ve never seen her on screen this much. Any other time you’ve seen Wednesday, she’s been the one-liner, the end of a joke, she always hits it, and I think that’s what people really love about her.Read more on variety.com